010 Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate
Vivid descriptions, read from letters by Tiffany and his contemporaries, reveal the history behind one of his greatest artistic achievements.
In Conversation: Linn Meyers and Carlene Stephens
DC-area artist Linn Meyers and National Museum of American History curator Carlene Stephens in conversation with Hirshhorn's Ryan Hill.
Valerie Fletcher on Louise Bourgeois: The Past as Present
Senior Curator of Modern Art Valerie Fletcher discusses the work of Louise Bourgeois.
Friday Gallery Talk: National Gallery's Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Molly Donov
National Gallery's Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Molly Donovan on Kimsooja's "A Laundry Woman, Yamuna River, Delhi."
Associate Curator Evelyn Hankins on Alexander Calder
Hirshhorn Associate Curator of Modern Art Evelyn Hankins discusses the work of Alexander Calder in this Friday Gallery Talk.
Friday Gallery Talk: Histories and Mysteries of the Hirshhorn
Smithsonian artist fellow Terence Gower explores the history of the Hirshhorn building with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill.
What is the 14th Amendment
The history of civil rights, and controversial cases in law history and historical events leading to the 14th amendment.
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
Hardin County, Iowa
presents 26 historic places?barns, civic buildings, churches, railroad depots, schools, and libraries?that depict the history of this county, known as the Heart of the Heartland.
When the trembling stops, the disaster is only the beginning. (02:41)
Burn Baby Burn, French Style?: Roots of the Riots in Urban France
Featured speakers: Loic Wacquant, Department of Sociology, UCB and Tyler Stovall, Department of History, UCB
Lesson 1 Brief Introduction to the Russian Language
Pick up the basic history of Russian in Kazakhstan and its linguistic structure.
Art and Violence
Three Berkeley professors place Botero's "Abu Ghraib" exhibit in historical and artistic context. T.J. Clark is the George C. and Helen N. Pardee Chair, and a Professor of Art History at UC Berkeley. Thomas W. Laqueur is the Helen Fawcett Professor of History at UC Berkeley. Francine Masiello is the Sidney and Margaret Ancker Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and a member of the Departments of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley.
034 - BELLUM HELVETICUM - LOWE BUTLER WALKER
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History of Labor Day
This three minute video shows how Labo(u)r Day started in Canada and was copied in the United States of America. A worthwhile overview, but needs more history before students can understand the drama that this event represents.
Battle of New Orleans, In 1814
Fun pictures to accompany the song written by Johnny Horton's song, the Battle of New Orleans. A good example of what students can do, but beware of copyright laws. This video could be used as an introduction to the battle in history classes.
Video, Interviews, Interactive 9-11 Site
This is an interative site that shows videos of that day from a number of venues. You can select the sites you want to show. Needs more information about what happened before you show this video from the History Channel.
History of Australian Prime Ministers
THIS IS A PICTORIAL MONTAGE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTERS. (Amateur video)
A Brief History on SAMOA
Music Artist Lole Usoalii speaks a short and brief history of the motherland "Samoa" which inspires her to create her latest album "the movement".
Oceania - Cook Islands - Atiu - Coffee Plantation
A coffee plantation on Cook Island. The natives work on the plantation and the video shows them harvesting and selling the coffee beans. No narration.